Boards and Commissions

City Department and Bureaus are headed by General Managers.  However some are also headed by an advisory or controlling Board or Commission appointed by the Mayor subject to confirmation of the Council. The Board of Public Works is the only full-time board.

Below is a list of Commissions as of January 7, 2014. The most updated list of Boards and Commissions and their members can be found on the City Clerk website.

Affordable Housing Commission

Airport Commissioners, Board of

Animal Services, Board of

Area Planning Commission (APC) / Central

Area Planning Commission (APC) / East Los Angeles

Area Planning Commission (APC) / Harbor

Area Planning Commission (APC) / North Valley

Area Planning Commission (APC) / South Los Angeles

Area Planning Commission (APC) / South Valley

Area Planning Commission (APC) / West Los Angeles

Building and Safety Commissioners, Board of

City Planning Commission

Civil Service Commissioners, Board of

Community and Family Services, Commission for

Community Forest Advisory Committee

Convention and Exhibition Center Authority, LA

Convention Center, Board of Los Angeles

Cultural Affairs Commission

Cultural Heritage Commission

Disability, Commission on

Disabled Access Appeals Commission

El Pueblo De Los Angeles Historical Monument Authority

Emergency Management Commission

Employee Relations Board

Ethics Commission, City

Fire and Police Pension Commissioners, Board of

Fire Commission

Harbor Commissioners, Board of

Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles

Human Relations Commission

Industrial Development Authority

Innovation and Performance Commission

Library Commissioners, Board of

Los Angeles City Employees' Retirement System Board of

Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority

Metropolitan Transportation Authority

Metropolitan Water District of Southern California

Municipal Elections Reform Commission

Native American Indian Commision, Los Angeles City/County

Neighborhood Commissioners, Board of

Police Commissioners, Board of

Police Permit Review Panel

Public Works Commissioners, Board of

Recreation and Park Commissioners, Board of

Relocation Appeals Board

Rent Adjustment Commission

Status of Women, Commission on the

Taxicab Commissioners, Board of

Transportation Commissioners, Board of

Water and Power Commissioners, Board of

Zoo Commissioners, Board of


Commission Membership Information

Commission Membership by: Demographic Composition 
Commission Membership by: Council District 
Commission Membership by: Gender 
Commission Membership by:Ethnicity 
Commission Membership by: Area Planning Commission